October 2016

31st October 2016

Drivers more likely to crash in 4 weeks following October clock change

The clocks went back on Sunday and we all got to enjoy an extra hour in bed, as well as lighter mornings. But did you know […]
26th October 2016

Driving costs steer young drivers off the road

A million drivers simply cannot afford to drive, according to information from the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA). While learning to drive can take months or […]
21st October 2016

Scarily good supercars to go on display for Halloween car show

Some of the scariest supercars ever put into production are to go on show at a motoring event taking place over Halloween weekend. The Classic & […]
20th October 2016

Get rewarded for your driving

Here at 1ST CENTRAL, we think brilliant drivers like you deserve great rewards. That’s where our free app 1ST DRIVE comes in. Track your trips, size […]
19th October 2016

1st CENTRAL’s safety tips for young drivers

When you’ve just passed your test, there can be a lot to think about. Not only do you have to remember all the rules you’ve learnt […]
18th October 2016

Driving in the dark

Driving in the dark can be dangerous, so here are our top tips to keep you safe on those dark evenings: Headlights can sometimes point in […]
17th October 2016

Busting the myths behind speed cameras

Many of us are sure to get caught out by a speed camera at some stage. The first rule of not getting caught by one is […]
14th October 2016

Bag yourself a right royal ride with this collection of classic motors

Fancy owning a car that once belonged to royalty? If you’ve got a few grand going spare, you can get your hands on a car that […]
12th October 2016

Tesco cracks down on illegal blue badge parking

Tesco has come up with an innovative approach to clamping down on drivers who try to park in disabled spots without a blue badge. The supermarket […]
10th October 2016

Brave car crash victim tells her story to warn teens of driving dangers

A brave young woman who was left in a wheelchair after a car crash has warned teenagers about the dangers of driving. Laura Torrance spoke out […]
5th October 2016

UK’s worst motorways are slower than Usain Bolt

We’ve all been there. Sighing, drumming our hands impatiently on the steering wheel and grimacing while we crawl along the motorway. Many of us who are […]
3rd October 2016

Dummy driver takes mannequin for a spin to beat carpool rules

We all hate being stuck in rush-hour traffic, crawling along behind a seemingly endless line of cars. But two drivers in America went to extreme lengths […]